Grandma’s Two-at-a-Time Raisin Pies

Make sour cream raisin pies two at a time, just as grandma did, with this quick recipe.
  • Yields 2 (9-inch) pies
  • Details

    • Serving Size: 1/8 of pie


    • 2 1/2 cups California raisins
    • 2 cups water
    • 2 cups brown sugar
    • 1 cup granulated sugar
    • 3/4 cup cornstarch
    • 4 cups sour cream
    • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 6 eggs, separated
    • 2 prebaked pie shells (9-inch)
    • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
    • 1 teaspoon vanilla
    • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar


    Combine and cook raisins and water in small saucepan till raisins are soft. Set aside. In a medium bowl, mix together sugars, cornstarch, sour cream, cinnamon, salt and yolks. Cook, stirring constantly, until thick. Stir in raisins. Divide and spoon into pie shells. Beat egg whites with 3/4 cup sugar, vanilla and cream of tartar until stiff. Divide and spread on top of warm filling and bake at 350°F for 15 to 20 minutes, until golden brown.

    Nutrition Facts Per Serving

    Calories 500 (18% from fat); Total Fat 10g (sat 0.5g, mono 1g, poly 0g, trans 0g ); Cholesterol 85mg; Protein 9g; Carbohydrate 96g; (Dietary Fiber 2g; Sugars 70g; ); Iron 2mg; Sodium 410mg; Calcium 159mg; Potassium 507mg

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